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#1 LING LING

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:56 AM

:-)

Edited by shiela lowman, 29 July 2012 - 03:29 AM.

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#2 mommytojaden

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:59 AM

<!--quoteo(post=180071:date=Nov 14 2008, 12:56 AM:name=shiela lowman)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (shiela lowman @ Nov 14 2008, 12:56 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=180071"><{POST_SNAPBACK}></a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec--><!--coloro:#0000FF--><span style="color:#0000FF"><!--/coloro-->Hi I am shiela, My friend told me about this websites, so i tried to join, its sounds interesting and i read some good and bad experience here about filipina's.. right now i am engage to my fiancee name Todd. and soon he will be going back here in the philippines for our wedding. we are still looking how we can starts our papers after our wedding.. hope someone there can give me some advices about the SPOUSAL visa.. Thank you. <img src="http://www.theworldo...>/rolleyes.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":rolleyes:" border="0" alt="rolleyes.gif" />

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August 28, 2008 - First meet at dating websites
September 08, 2008 - He decide to visit philippines ' book a tickets"
September 23, 2008 - Arrive at the Cebu airport Philippines
September 27, 2008 - 1st proposal at panglao Beach resort " will U marry Me" " YEs"
October 03, 2008 - fly to davao stay at Paradise island
October 06, 2008 - meet my parents at davao city and bonding time
- 2nd proposal at the house of my god parents
- dinner time - 3rd final proposal at jackridge davao city "he kneel"
October 08, 2008 - fly back at cebu city
October 13, 2008 - Fly back at chicago

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congrats on your engagement and after you get married file for CR1/IR1:
this is the guides, and you can also compare it from k3..


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#3 janyen

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 09:48 AM

WELCOME and ENJOY your STAY here!!!

cheers,
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07-18-07 - First Contact Online
07-25-07 - Became gf/bf
07-30-07 - Proposed Online
08-13-07 - I said "YES"
11-17-07 - 1st Meeting (Cebu International Airport)
11-18-07 - Officially Engaged!!!
11-26-07 - Departure (Ozamis Airport)
04-30-08 - 2nd Meeting (Cebu International Airport)
05-02-08 - Application Certificate of No Impediment (British Consulate Cebu)
05-05-08 - Application of Marriage (Aloran Municipal Hall)
05-15-08 - OUR WEDDING DAY!!!
05-30-08 - Departure (Ozamis Airport)
06-29-08 - Endorsement of Marriage Certificate Manila
08-29-08 - Received Marriage Certificate NSO Manila
09-02-08 - CFO Counselling and Seminar Cebu City
09-04-08 - Passport Application as Mrs. West - DFA Consular Office CDO
09-11-08 - Authentication of Birth Certificate and Marriage Certificate - DFA Manila
09-18-08 - Received Authenticated Documents
09-21-08 - Received PASSPORT thru LBC!!!
09-22-08 - Legalisation of Documents - Netherlands Embassy Manila
10-06-08 - Received LEGALISED Documents!!!
10-29-08 - Schengen Visa Application Dutch Consulate...
10-30-08 - Husband Emailed the Embassy...
10-31-08 - Phone CALL from Embassy!!!
11-03-08 - Embassy answered our Email :)
11-04-08 - Changed my Flight Details...
11-10-08 - Husband called the Embassy :( (no news yet)
11-11-08 - Received Confirmation from Embassy with regards to NEW flight details...
11-12-08 - Received a CALL from the Consulate to submit NEW Dates for my Travel Insurance...
............. - Send Original Copy of TI thru LBC!!!
11-14-08 - Submit Revised Dates for Travel Insurance and called Embassy for confirmation :)
11-17-08 - Received Email from Embassy that my papers were just released last Nov. 14 and sent to Consulate...
11-18-08 - Finally SCHENGEN VISA APPROVED!!! :)
............. - Husband booked ticket to Netherlands
11-24-08 - Pick-up the PASSPORT with VISA in the Dutch Consulate Cebu
............. - Got my Travel Tax
12-13-08 - Day of Departure to Netherlands...
12-14-08 - Arrived in Amsterdam Airport 6:15 am


12-15-08 - Registration in Gementee, Roerdalen
12-19-08 - Application for Verification against Community Law - IND Eindhoven
............. - Got my Temporary Residence Permit for 6 months
01-22-09 - POSITIVE ADVICE from IND!!!
01-31-09 - Resident Permit READY for PICK-UP
02-13-09 - Resident permit card ON-HAND!!!!!!

#4 jeany

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 11:30 AM

Welcome to the Family!!!!Best Wishes!!!

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:05 PM

Congratulations! Best wishes to both of you. Have fun reading. You have so much to learn here. rolleyes.gif

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#6 liahsterling

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:29 PM

<!--quoteo(post=180072:date=Nov 14 2008, 02:59 AM:name=mommytojaden)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (mommytojaden @ Nov 14 2008, 02:59 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=180072"><{POST_SNAPBACK}></a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->congrats on your engagement and after you get married file for CR1/IR1:
this is the guides, and you can also compare it from k3..

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btw WELCOME to WOF!

So sad, that whenever new members asks for filing guideline, we still refer them to visa journey.. when there is a pool of information in this site. Just an observation.

#7 mommytojaden

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:41 PM

QUOTE (liahsterling @ Nov 14 2008, 04:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So sad, that whenever new members asks for filing guideline, we still refer them to visa journey.. when there is a pool of information in this site. Just an observation.


ya maybe sir hawk can come up with a guides section on every type of visa here ...
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#8 zzzlpr

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 02:08 PM

Congrats!!!!

I wish you both the best.

Cheers,

Carlos.

ps. If your time line is correct you must really meant to each other, that was fast. OTOH, he spend like 1.5 months in Phils which is a little less than me.

Edited by zzzlpr, 14 November 2008 - 02:10 PM.

"A man does not know how alive he can be until a sweet Pinay steals his heart."
my point of view


11/08/2007 - Annulment Process Started
08/21/2008 - Annulment Granted
09/05/2008 - Annulment Court Order Issued
09/10/2008 - Mailed I-129F
09/11/2008 - Arrived at VSC
09/12/2008 - NOA1 Issued
01/29/2009 - NOA2 Issued
02/07/2009 - Manila Case Number Letter Received from NVC
02/15/2009 - Interview Scheduled for March, 23rd 2009
03/02/2009 - Passed Medical
03/23/2009 - Interview, all went well but NBI Clearance on her Married Name was missing
03/25/2009 - Delivered NBI Clearance to US Embassy
04/17/2009 - Visa on hand
04/24/2009 - CFO done
05/13/2009 - Arrived in US
06/01/2009 - Applied for SSN
06/02/2009 - Pending Immunizations done
06/05/2009 - Received SSN
06/22/2009 - Got Married "downtown" style
06/27/2009 - Requested sealed envelop with immunization form from Civil Dr.
07/03/2009 - Received sealed envelop from Dr.
07/14/2009 - Mailed the AOS
07/16/2009 - AOS arrived USCIS
07/20/2009 - AOS NOA1 Issued
08/21/2009 - Biometrics at local USCIS Office
09/10/2009 - Received EAD cards
11/17/2009 - AOS interview. Given a favorable decision.
11/27/2009 - Received the GC
10/07/2011 - Mailed the ROC
10/11/2011 - Arrived at VSC
10/18/2011 - ROC NOA Received (contains the 1 year extension)
11/14/2011 - Received ROC Biometrics Appointment Notification
12/09/2011 - ROC Biometrics
07/19/2012 - ROC Approved letter(no interview, even though I forgot to send a copy of the GC)
07/25/2012 - 10 year GC Arrived

#9 John C

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 02:46 PM

QUOTE (liahsterling @ Nov 14 2008, 04:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So sad, that whenever new members asks for filing guideline, we still refer them to visa journey.. when there is a pool of information in this site. Just an observation.


We dismissed silly old VJ and look at us now!!

AOS=FUBAR

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#10 LING LING

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 03:16 PM

Hello people,

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Edited by LING LING, 21 May 2015 - 07:02 PM.

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 07:32 PM


And

here in WOF



#12 LING LING

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 02:34 AM

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Edited by LING LING, 21 May 2015 - 07:02 PM.

:)

#13 NinJones

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 01:51 PM

One word:
Whoa!!

Two words:
How Sweeet! wub.gif

    CR1 Timeline

  • 11.07.08 - I-130 & Documents Mailed to USCIS via USPS
  • 11.09.08 - Docs signed for by whoever R. Mercado is of USCIS... (via tracking result)
  • 11.18.08 - Application transferred to California Service Center
  • 11.20.08 - NOA1 Received
  • 06.25.09 - Approval Notice sent on e-mail from USCIS.. Yaaaa~Ha!!! Thanks "Bro"!
  • 06.29.09 - NOA2 Approval Notice hard copy recv'd
  • 07.14.09 - AOS Notice letter from NVC recv'd
  • 07.24.09 - Recv'd DS-3032 (choice of agent) with MNL Case No.
  • 07.28.09 - AOS certified check payment recv'd at NVC
  • 08.01.09 - DS-3032 Mailed to NVC via UPS
  • 08.06.09 - DS-3032 acknowledgment
  • 08.08.09 - [IV] Bill for Immigrant Visa e-mail recv'd
  • 08.13.09 - [IV] Bill Paid
  • 08.14.09 - DS-230 Instruction Packet e-mail recv'd
  • 08.20.09 - I-864 acknowledgment
  • 08.27.09 - DS-230 acknowledgment
  • 09.09.09 - NVC Case complete
  • 09.12.09 - Appointment Letter recv'd
  • 09.28.09 - Medical
  • 09.29.09 - Medical Passed
  • 10.02.09 - Visa on hold. CRBA Required.
  • 12.21.09 - Submitted addt'l docs. [white slip: Passport and CRBA]
  • 12.28.09 - Visa approved. Thank you Lord!
  • 01.07.10 - VISA ON HAND on my lucky 7th day of the month! :D
  • 01.12.10 - CFO Seminar at St. Mary's
  • 02.17.10 - POE: Detroit. [destination: Chicago ORD]
  • 03.02.10 - SSN recv'd
  • 03.08.10 - 2 yr. Green Card recv'd
  • 03.09.10 - I-797C Welcome notice recv'd


    CRBA

  • 10.20.09 - Packet obtained
  • 11.11.09 - Packet forwarded
  • 11.18.09 - Appointment notification
  • 12.08.09 - CRBA Approved!! Thanks 'Bro'! :)
  • 12.16.09 - Teezer's CRBA & US Passport on hand

#14 LING LING

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Posted 01 December 2008 - 01:21 PM

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Edited by LING LING, 21 May 2015 - 07:02 PM.

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#15 sixstringjunkie

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 12:55 PM

The guy bought tickets to visit you only within 2 weeks of meeting you online..
He brought an engagement ring with him...
He asks you to marry him within 1 month of meeting you online.
Love at first "type?" smile.gif
Welcome.
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#16 LING LING

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 01:16 AM

QUOTE (sixstringjunkie @ Apr 5 2009, 08:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The guy bought tickets to visit you only within 2 weeks of meeting you online.. YES
He brought an engagement ring with him... EXACTLY
He asks you to marry him within 1 month of meeting you online. YES 3X
Love at first "type?" smile.gif
Welcome.


EXACTLY... we are both inlove.. god's gift and now he is going here for 2nd visit
and plan for our wedding next month...

:-)


:)

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 01:31 AM

Congratulations and best wishes!!

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 01:28 AM

Welcome to WOF, and congratulation.

#19 LING LING

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 03:29 AM

:pP
:)

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 07:02 PM

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